Los Angeles Clippers vs Memphis Grizzlies Prediction, 2/8/2022 NBA Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Los Angeles Clippers vs Memphis Grizzlies
Date: Tuesday, February 8, 2022
Location: FedExForum in Memphis, TN
TV: Bally Sports SE-MEM
FedExForum is the location where the Memphis Grizzlies (37-18) will attempt to beat the Los Angeles Clippers (27-28) on Tuesday.
The Clippers faced the Bucks and ended up losing by a score of 137-113 in their last contest. Concerning personal fouls, the Clippers finished with 20 and the Bucks had 10 personal fouls. They made 19 of 38 tries from beyond the arc. Milwaukee went 81.5% from the charity stripe by converting 22 of their 27 tries. Furthermore, Milwaukee snagged 43 rebounds (7 offensive, 36 defensive) and earned 2 rejections. Milwaukee recorded 50 assists and had 28 steals for this contest. In reference to the defense, Los Angeles allowed 54.5% from the floor on 48 out of 88 shooting. They also doled out 26 dimes in this contest as well as creating 4 turnovers and having 6 steals. When discussing hauling in rebounds, they collected 44 with 10 of them being on the offensive end. At the free throw line, the Clippers buried 15 of their 16 shots for a rate of 93.8%. Los Angeles wrapped up the contest having earned a 41.7% field goal percentage (40 of 96) and knocked down 18 out of their 46 shots from distance.
Norman Powell is a guy who was a major factor in this matchup. Powell walked away from this one shooting 56.3% from the field and also totaled 4 assists. He played 24 mins and also totaled 1 board. He racked up 28 points on 9 out of 16 shooting.
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Los Angeles will play this game with a record of 27-28 on the campaign. They average 106.3 points per game (24th in basketball) while going 45.0% from the field. The Clippers are hitting 36.0% on shots from beyond the arc (687 of 1,908) and 79.0% from the free throw line. As a team, Los Angeles is snagging 44.1 boards per contest and has accounted for 1,283 dimes for the campaign, which is 18th in the league in terms of passing. They lose possession by turning the ball over 14.2 times per contest and as a group they commit 18.7 personal fouls per contest.
When they are on defense, the Clippers have forced 13.9 turnovers every game and they draw 18.7 fouls. They are ranked 19th in the league in giving up assists to the opposition with 1,317 relinquished for the season. The Clippers defensively are giving up a field goal percentage of 44.5% (2,224 of 5,002) and they surrender 47.9 boards per contest as a group. They are relinquishing 33.5% on shots from distance and they rank 10th in the NBA in PPG allowed (107.4).
When they last played, the Grizzlies walked away with a victory by a final of 135-115 when they faced the Magic. The Grizzlies snagged 46 defensive rebounds and 16 offensive boards totaling 62 for this contest. They also coughed it up 8 times, while earning 6 steals for the contest. The Magic committed 9 personal fouls for the matchup which took the Grizzlies to the free throw line for 22 attempts. They were able to make 16 of them for a rate of 72.7%. In regard to shooting from downtown, Memphis converted 13 of 39 tries (33.3%). When the game finished, the Grizzlies finished 53 for 105 from the field which gave them a percentage of 50.5%. The Grizzlies permitted the Magic to convert 39 out of their 90 tries from the field which had them at 43.3% for the game. They finished the game shooting 35.4% from downtown by hitting 17 out of 48 and finished the contest at 20 out of 29 from the free throw line (69.0%). In reference to how they attacked the glass, Memphis permitted Orlando to grab 31 in total (7 offensive).
Ja Morant ended up being a factor for the Grizzlies in this matchup. Morant earned 33 points in his 29 mins on the court and had 7 assists in the game. He knocked down 14 of 21 in this game for a rate of 66.7%, and earned 5 rebounds.
Memphis has a mark of 37-18 on the year. The Grizzlies are responsible for committing 19.1 fouls per game while shooting 73.7% from the free throw line. They are dishing out assists 25.1 times per game (9th in the NBA) and they are giving up possession 13.3 times per game. Memphis has totaled 6,196 points this year (112.7 per game) and they pull in 48.6 rebounds per contest. As an offensive team, the Grizzlies are connecting on 45.7% from the field, which is ranked 16th in basketball.
The Memphis defense concedes 35.8% on 3-pointers (695 of 1,943) and their opponents are knocking down 78.0% of their shots from the free throw line. They have surrendered 25.2 assists and 42.9 boards on a nightly basis, which has them ranked 23rd and 6th in the league. The Grizzlies on defense are ranked 14th in the NBA in points allowed per game with 108.6. They are forcing 15.3 TO's per game and have let teams shoot 45.2% from the field (13th in the league).
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Memphis and under the total points
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